The single crochet stitch is great for the foundation row and looks great around the edges. It’s great for making dishcloths
The only downfall of this stitch is that the projects don’t work up as fast as you would like to sometimes. Therefore, it’s not the greatest when making blankets. However, if you’re looking to make a cozy blanket then it’s the perfect stitch for that as well.
Video Tutorial Showing How to Single Crochet
This video demonstrates how to make the stitch using a medium worsted weight yarn and an H crochet
Photo Tutorial Showing How to Do a Single Crochet Stitch
To make the stitch, you simply insert your hook into the next stitch or chain made in the previous row.
Wrap your yarn over the hook and pull through. You should have two loops on the hook.
Wrap your yarn over again and pull through both loops on the hook. That completes your first single crochet.
Here the single crochet is complete: